High Performance Clusters in the Cloud?

By Bill Harries | April 07, 2020

Now, why would I want to do that? Cloud resources can be expensive; I have to depend on a third party for some of my most important applications; performance may suffer; my data ends up outside my organization…all valid concerns. Which likely explains why most HPC continues to be hosted in-house. But another question is, is it even an option to effectively leverage the cloud for clustered computing? How do I extend my on-premise cluster to cloud servers and still manage them as a single cluster?

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Cloud Expo Europe 2016

By Bright Staff | November 25, 2016

Germany is the largest technology market in Europe, according to Germany Trade & Invest, and accounts for 24.5% of all technology purchases in the region. By comparison the UK accounts for 17.3% and France accounts for 15.6%.

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Getting your arms around OpenStack

By Mark Sargeant | May 14, 2015

In recent months, I have had many meaningful conversations with new and existing Bright customers and partners, about OpenStack.

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My 2-Minute Drill at the Rice Oil and Gas HPC Workshop: Spark’ing Possibilities for Energy Exploration and Other Industries

By Ian Lumb | April 01, 2015

Spark'ing Scope Creep

I had the fortunate opportunity to present in the disruptive-technology track at the 2015 Rice Oil and Gas HPC Workshop during the first week of March. What I presented during my two-minute drill in this session ended up being much more disruptive than I anticipated.

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How to Spin Hadoop up to the Cloud

By Lee Carter | March 07, 2015

As with many industries, the pharmaceutical sector is trending towards cloud bursting, so if you need more digital space, more compute power, or more storage, don’t pay for an onsite solution—look to the cloud! And cloud bursting plays to the increasingly popular subscription-based “pay per use” business model with which we are becoming increasingly familiar. 

It’s been well documented that Bright can help you easily create new clusters in the cloud, or add cloud-based resources to your existing clusters on the fly.

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The Top 4 Reasons You Should Try Cloud-Based GPUs for HPC

By Ian Lumb | April 08, 2014

Have you tried cloud-based GPUs for HPC? If not, here are the top four reasons you might want to.

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